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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Long days and warm nights awaken the city. The list of neighborhood festivals is endless. As is the great music that brings us together in parks and parking lots. We brewed our Session IPA to be easy drinking and endlessly refreshing, so you can enjoy every encore. Bright note of fresh oranges and other citrus fruit with a mild body that is crisp on the palate.

Admin Note: Although this is similar to Forcone, Goose Island assures me this beer is a different recipe for large scale release in 2014 evolved from that original batch for Pitchfork Music Festival 2013.

BrewHaMeister's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewHaMeister (253) - - MAY 9, 2014
12oz bottle pours a clear golden amber with a thick pillow head that dissipated quickly with nice lacing. Aromas of dank, Mary Jane, citrus, spruce, floral, resin, and clove. Flavor is medium bitter with a peppery finish. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
simonblaine (438) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 28, 2015
Pours orange. Fruity hoppy citrus. Orange hint, mild hop, good beer. I think this was the one I had, restauraunt wasn’t sure .....?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mjp12 (875) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2015
Decent session style IPA, balanced hop and malt flavour. Quite highly carbonated .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerRenter76 (341) - Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Originally sampled on 9/10/14. Clear light orange color with a thin white head, minimal lacing. Aromas and flavors of citrus, light pine, and light floral with a light malt flavor. Very light finish with mild hop bitterness. Some bitterness and mostly clean finish.Overall,a nice session IPA.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (2053) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Decent IPA that had a tiny bit of citrus in the hops but nothing overwhelming. A little sub par or I guess on par for their beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheHopster (945) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - MAY 24, 2015
(Bottle). On draft on the patio at Bell’s Mansion on my birthday. Amber complexion with big foamy head. Does not stand out among the crowd of IPAs.---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zach8270 (3904) - Henrietta, New York, USA - MAR 31, 2015
(bottle - 12 oz) Golden pour with a puffy white head. Fruity hop aroma with a good amount of citrus. Fruity hops in the flavor. Pretty straight forward and pretty tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tangible1 (3) - saugerties, New York, USA - FEB 26, 2015 does not count
Short and to the point . Very bold, how a proper IPA should be. Great color followed by sensible aroma. Very choice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GranvilleTim (1778) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Light amber pour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruity hops. Taste is fruity hops with a nice malt base. Great lacing. Light and refreshing. Good session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a clear, dark yellow with a half finger of frothy white head. Aroma is mostly citrus with a little pine and tropical fruits. Taste is lightly bitter. Pine with some citrus. Medium bodied with a somewhat watery texture. Fizzy carbonation but a decently long finish. Not bad, kinda plain and subpar.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AlmostHome (44) - Gulfport, Mississippi, USA - JAN 3, 2015
This was a more or less random pick at a local restaurant. The waitstaff didn't know what kind of beer it was just that it was Goose Island. So I selected it. Hoppy beers aren't my thing. This was pretty much a standard over hopped beer. Nothing special, in my opinion. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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